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American Association of University Women San Jose Branch Records
2016-11  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Biography/Administrative History
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms
  • Additional collection guides

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: American Association of University Women San Jose Branch Records
    Dates: 1937-2000
    Collection Number: 2016-11
    Creator/Collector: American Association of University Women. San Jose Branch
    Extent: 8 linear feet
    Repository: History San Jose Research Library
    San Jose, California 95110
    Abstract: Records of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) San Jose Branch, including, but not limited to, membership lists and directories, scrapbooks, notebooks, and photograph albums (1937-2000).
    Language of Material: English

    Access

    The records are available to the public by appointment with the Curator of Library & Archives.

    Preferred Citation

    American Association of University Women San Jose Branch Records. History San Jose Research Library

    Acquisition Information

    Donated to History San Jose by the AAUW San Jose Branch in 2016.

    Biography/Administrative History

    The San Jose Branch of the Association of Collegiate Alumnae (later changed to the American Association of University Women) was organized in 1909 with the purpose of advancing higher education for women and community improvement. Today AAUW advances equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, philanthropy and research. AAUW is open to all graduates who hold an associate or higher degree from a regionally accredited college or university. A full history can be read in “100 Years 1909-2009 AAUW San Jose” published by the branch in 2009.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    See attached inventory.

    Indexing Terms

    Women--Societies and clubs
    American Association of University Women
    San Jose (Calif.)
    Scrapbooks
    directories
    photograph albums

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